Asia Events

Meeting the Challenge of Climate Change

March 27, 2007 // 9:00am12:00pm
Environmental Change and Security Program
The State Library of Victoria and ECSP co-sponsor a half-day conference in Melbourne, Australia, exploring Australia's public- and private-sector efforts to address climate change, and placing those efforts in the context of broader regional and international action.

Looking Forward: Sustaining the Earth and Humanity - Implications for the New UN Secretary-General

March 26, 2007 // 9:30am11:00am
Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity
Realizing the goal of stabilizing the environment requires new frameworks for global actions. This event, which marks the second in a three-meeting series on UN reform, examines the role of the UN and its member states in leading the environmental sustainability movement.

China Exim Bank in Africa

March 22, 2007 // 9:00am11:00am
China Environment Forum
China's export credit and guarantee agencies—China Exim Bank in particular—have played an important role in fostering the rapid expansion of Chinese trade and investment in Africa.

Different Worlds: The United States and India in Asia During the Nehru Years

March 21, 2007 // 4:00pm5:30pm
Asia Program
Francine Frankel, Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow, and Founding Director, Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania

Environmental Film Festival Screening: The Blood of Yingzhou District

March 21, 2007 // 12:00pm2:00pm
China Environment Forum
For the eighth year in a row, the China Environment Forum hosts a screening of a film in the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation's Capital. This year's film—The Blood of Yingzhou District—won best documentary short subject at the 2007 Academy Awards® for its portrayal of HIV/AIDS orphans in China.

Book Launch: Eurasian Crossroads: A History of Xinjiang

March 13, 2007 // 9:00am10:30am
Asia Program
James A. Millward, associate professor of intersocietal history, Edmund Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University, and former Wilson Center Asian Policy Studies Fellow

Environmental Security and Regional Politics in the Mekong Basin

February 26, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
Evelyn Goh, University of Oxford, St. Anne's College; Carl Bruch, Environmental Law Institute

POSTPONED Ethnic and Religious Militancy and the New World Order: Hindu Nationalism, Islamism, and Regionalism

February 14, 2007 // 2:30pm4:30pm
Asia Program
Due to inclement weather, this event has been postponed. Please check this space for information on a reschedule date.

CANCELLED Briefing on Afghanistan: A Conversation with Lt. Gen. Karl W. Eikenberry

February 13, 2007 // 3:00pm4:30pm
Asia Program

Air Pollution and Environmental Health Threats in Southern China

February 13, 2007 // 8:00am10:00am
China Environment Forum
Christine Loh, founder of the Hong Kong think tank Civic Exchange, says that Hong Kong could lose its status as the economic hub of Asia if the city does not clean up its skies.